EU supports establishment of the Farmers’ Council in Georgia

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The FINANCIAL — On 26 September, the European Union and its partners in Georgia presented the Farmers’ Council – a new body recently created under the auspices of the Georgian Farmers’ Association (GFA).

The Council was established with the support of the EU, under its ENPARD project, according to EU Neighbours East Info.

The Council aims to extend the GFA communication network at municipal level, and to carry out activities to determine and eliminate the problems faced by the agricultural sector in Georgian regions.

Composed of 120 farmers from 60 Georgian municipalities, this new consultative body will be involved in legislative decision-making processes on agriculture-related issues and, according to a press release from the country’s EU Delegation, will actively facilitate the implementation of projects necessary for the development of farmers’ activities.

 

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